For the third straight year, our Patriots reporters at ESPNBoston.com are offering their projections for the 53-man roster throughout the preseason.
The fourth installment of the dueling 53-man roster projections is now posted on ESPNBoston.com.
Here are some areas where our reporters disagree on their projections:
How does the addition of Daniel Fells impact the wide receiver position? Both Rodak and Reiss keep only five wide receivers, leaving off both Jabar Gaffney and Donte' Stallworth.
The Patriots released Jonathan Fanene on Wednesday. As a result, Brandon Deaderick returns to Yates' projection. All three reporters keep four defensive tackles, including Deaderick and Ron Brace.
Does Dan Koppen make it? Only Reiss includes him on his projection.
Does Brandon Bolden make the squad? Rodak leaves him off his projection.
Do the Patriots carry any fullbacks on the roster? After none of our reporters included a fullback last week, Spencer Larsen makes both Rodak and Reiss' projections.
The great Alfonzo Dennard vs. Marquice Cole debate continues. After returning to practice this week, Dennard makes Reiss' projection over Cole.